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Using cancer's weapons against it

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tumours seem to pacify our immune system by tapping into our bodies’ codes, but we may be able to use this trick against them in our bid to hunt them down.

Oct 08, 2010
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Advance toward earlier detection of melanoma

Scientists are reporting development of a substance to enhance the visibility of skin cancer cells during scans with an advanced medical imaging system that combines ultrasound and light. The hybrid scanner ...

Aug 11, 2010
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The Medical Minute: A darker side of tanning

This year, like every year, more than one-third of Americans will get at least one sunburn. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the risk of melanoma -- the deadliest type of skin cancer -- more than doubles with just ...

Jul 21, 2010
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